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Current Genomics


ISSN (Print): 1389-2029
ISSN (Online): 1875-5488

Review Article

The Comparison of Two Single-cell Sequencing Platforms: BD Rhapsody and 10x Genomics Chromium

Author(s): Caixia Gao, Mingnan Zhang and Lei Chen*

Volume 21 , Issue 8 , 2020

Page: [602 - 609] Pages: 8

DOI: 10.2174/1389202921999200625220812

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The cell is the unit of life for all organisms, and all cells are certainly not the same. So the technology to generate transcription expression or genomic DNA profiles from single cells is crucial. Since its establishment in 2009, single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) has emerged as a major driver of progress in biomedical research. During the last three years, several new single-cell sequencing platforms have emerged. Yet there are only a few systematic comparisons of the advantages and limitations of these commonly used platforms. Here we compare two single-cell sequencing platforms: BD Rhapsody and 10x Genomics Chromium, including their different mechanisms and some scRNA-seq results obtained with them.

Keywords: Single-cell sequencing, DNA, BD rhapsody, 10x genomics chromium, transcriptome sequencing, technology comparison.

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